The voice
of real estate

Who we are

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is a membership organisation representing more than 14,000 real estate professionals nationwide.

REINZ specialises in all facets of real estate including residential sales, rural, auctioneers, business brokers, commercial and industrial sales and leasing and residential property managers

Codes of Practice

Although REINZ is not the industry regulator we understand it is essential for our members to adhere to the rules set out by the Real Estate Authority (REA).


MREINZ, AREINZ, FREINZ what does it all mean? We have recognised that it may be difficult to decipher these abbreviations so we have created a document to help clarify

Join us

As a member of the Real Estate Institute your business or individual brand has access to the services provided by the Institute. These services include, advocacy, advisory, eforms, statistics, education and events and much more.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Real Estate Institute, please contact us to discuss your requirements with one of the REINZ membership team

09 356 1755
0800 473 469


The REINZ Membership Pricing Schedule has been altered in 2015 – 2016 to make it easier to understand, transparent and fair to all offices and their services

Become a member

We always welcome new members. If you would like to join REINZ fill out our application and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Residential property management

The Real Estate Agent’s Act does not require a property management agency to hold a Real Estate Agent’s licence to operate.


REINZ are proud to be able to supply members, media and the general public with monthly statistics press releases. The statistics in these press releases come from our member companies who kindly supply their data to REINZ each month.

The statistics give an up to date account of the previous month’s activity in the New Zealand real estate market. REINZ produces three regular press releases covering residential, rural and lifestyle statistics

Latest residential data

The most up to date source of real estate data in New Zealand, announced today that there were 8,174 dwelling sales nationwide

Latest rural data

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (“REINZ”) shows there were 10 fewer farm sales (-2.9%) for the three months ended September 2015 than for the three months ended September 2014.

Latest lifestyle data

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has provided the latest statistics giving a clear indication of how the appeal of lifestyleproperty living is becoming in New Zealand.


REINZ in the press

REINZ regularly supply media with information on a query basis. Due to this REINZ is regularly quoted in the Press. To view some of the media where REINZ is quoted.

Latest REINZ media releases

In addition to the monthly statistics press releases REINZ also prepares press releases on a sporadic basis based on trends viewed in statistics. To view recent press releases from REINZ.

Media contact

The team at REINZ work as promptly as possible to answer all media requests. Due to the volume of statistical data REINZworks with sometimes the fastest approach is to call or email your query and a REINZ team member will research the response and come back to you.

REINZ Spokesperson, Bindi Norwell is happy to make herself available for journalist interviews as time allows. Please contact REINZ Communications/PR Manager Dee Crooks on 09 356 1753, 021 953 308 or email to arrange interviews.


At REINZ we aim to provide as much information as possible to buyers and sellers and to our members. We have put together helpful information and useful tools and phone numbers from other industry bodies. It is important to note that REINZ is not the regulatory body for the industry. This role is that of the REA. However, REINZ does promote best practice and works to upskill members so they can provide top service to buyers and sellers.

AML compliance

From 1 January 2019, all real estate agents across New Zealand will have new obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Act.

Buyers beware

The process of selling and buying real estate can be overwhelming and stressful especially when considering the amount of paperwork and preparation involved with these transactions.

Useful numbers

If you have an industry related query around tenancy, buying a home or regulations the below numbers can be helpful.

Member directory

While many people enjoy the tactile feel of a well designed and informative flyer or brochure, not everyone welcomes one!


REINZ associations are those who are strategically aligned to the real estate industry and in some way linked to the offering provided by REINZ.


The Skills Organisation is the industry training organisation for the real estate industry. It is responsible for developing and maintaining quality training systems for the sector. is your trusted industry owned property web site, providing the most cost effective channel for you to advertise your listings online.

The Real Estate Authority

The REA is the licensing and disciplining body for the real estate industry. It is an independent government agency that sits under the Ministry of Justice. is run by NetYourJob Recruitment in partnership with REINZ. If you have a vacancy to list, talk to us about our full recruitment service.